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Rooz

San Francisco, United States

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Biography

Rooz is a DJ, promoter, and major advocate of underground electronic music in San Francisco, known as one of SF’s Premier and well respected DJs. With regular residencies and appearances at San Francisco’s top nightclubs since 1999, Rooz has established himself as a fixture in the underground electronic music scene. In 2008 Rooz was voted #7 DJ in SF on NiteVibe’s DJ Dream Team pole (djdreamteam.com), a short list of SF’s dance music pioneers like Mark Farina, Miguel Migs, Kaskade and Bassnectar. You can catch Rooz’s set along with world famous DJs at SF’s top nightclubs such as RubySkye, Mighty, supperclub, EndUp, Mezzanine and 1015 Folsom. Rooz is also well known for his late night after-hours sets at underground warehouse parties across SF.

Highlights of Gigs and Residencies

RubySkye (2006 – present)

• Yoshitoshi World Tour w/Cedric Gervais

• RubySkye 8 year Anniversary w/ Tiesto, Ferry Corsten, and Derrick Carter

• Global Underground CD Release party w/ Felix Da Housecat

• With King Britt and Paolo Mojo

• With Felix Da Housecat

• With Derrick Carter

VIP Afterparty @ Slide w/ Steve Lawler

• Ministry Of Sound CD Release party w/ DJ Sneak

• RubySkye 7 year Anniversary w/ Dubfire

• Global Underground CD Release party w/ Nick Warren

Deep Blue @ Underground

• Viva Tour with Steve Lawler & AudioFly

• Deep Blue with Doc Martin

• Afterwards with Dubfire

• Deep Blue with AudioFly

• Deep Blue with Mark Farina, Miguel Migs and DJ Dan

• Deep Blue with Jonny Fiasco

• Deep Blue with DJ Harvey

• Deep Blue with DJ Sneak

2ndSunday (2005 – present)

• With DJ Dan and Behrouz

• With Marquez Wyatt, Stacey Pullen, and Diz

• With Derrick Carter, Gene Farris and Doc Martin

• With Miguel Migs and Lisa Shaw

• With Kaskade, Colette, Gene Farris

• With Mark Farina and Chuck Love

Hi-Tek Soul (2006 – 2008)

WMC party w/ Stacey Pullen, Kevin Saunderson, and Diz

• With Derrick May @ Mighty, SF

WMC w/ Derrick May, Stacey Pullen and Lee Burridge @ Nikki Beach

supperclub (2005 – present)

• With DJ Rap

• Global Underground CD Release party w/ Nick Warren

• House of Om w/ Mark Farina

• House of Om w/ DJ Heather

• With Derrick May

• With Derrick Carter

• With Nick Warren

1015 Folsom (2005 – present)

• With Kevin Saunderson

• With Danny Tenaglia

• With John Acquaviva

• DJ Dream Team w/ Miguel Migs and Mark Farina

Mighty (2005 – present)

• With Tiga

• With John Acquaviva and D:Fuse

Spundae (2002 – 2006)

• With Max Graham @ Mezzanine

• With James Zabiella @ Mezzanine

• With Richard Vission @ Mezzanine

• Yacht party w/ Sasha

• Perfecto CD Release party w/ Seb Fontaine

Anu Bar (2003 – 2005)

Spundae/Sonic @ 1015 Folsom (2002)

• Global Underground CD Release party w/ Nick Warren

• With BT and Marco V

• With Tiesto

• With DeepSky

Re-Cycle @ 550 Barneveld (2000 – 2001)

• With DJ Keoki

• With Armand Van Helden

• With Donald Glaude

• With Hipp-E and Halo

• With Richard Vission

Paradox Entertainment LLC (1999 – 2002)

Detour Tuesdays @ LimeLite (2000 – 2001)

Club X @ 715 Harrison (1998 – 2000)

Starting out in the club scene in 1998 as a promoter at San Francisco’s club X, the main reason why Rooz became dj was so that he could play the music that he wanted to hear at his own events. “I knew exactly what the club heads wanted to hear, what made them move and what made them jump”. Rooz believed that this way he wouldn’t have to try so hard to find the right dj that could produce the right vibe. In 1999 Rooz and Misha Vladimirsky partnered up to and started Paradox Entertainment. Paradox’s success lead to three new events and Rooz now had four residencies: Detour @ the LimeLite, a rockin Tuesday night event that drew a crowd of 1000 clubbers every night, Glow Sunday nights @ the LimeLite in MV. And the Infamous Friday night monthly underground party Re-Cycle @ Space 550 in SF, where thousands gathered to hear some of worlds most famous dj’s like Armand Van Heldon, Keoki, Donald Glaude and Hippe & Halo perform. By 2003 Rooz took his underground style of progressive & tech house to another level and had played at almost all SF night clubs. At that time he had residencies at “Loud” Saturday nights @ Ruby Skye and Headlining in the house room at Spundae’s world famous weekly Friday event “Sonic” @ 1015 Folsom. After the the End of Paradox, Rooz joined forces with the world famous promoters, Spundae. Taking SF by storm Spundae continued to flourish as SF’s number 1 nightclub experience. With his new home Rooz continued to throw events and rock crowds of over a thousand playing at events with some of worlds most famous dj’s and producers like Sasha, Tiesto, Seb Fontaine, Steve Lawler, BT, Ferry Corsten, Derrick Carter, Nick Warren, Max Graham, and more…

Rooz’s unique style of mixing deep celestial progressive with tribal/tech and “Nu Skool” breaks always brings fresh new sounds to music lovers all over the world. His sets are unique and the experience is memorable. Today Rooz has partnered up with Back2Basics-sf Founder to create “R-Squared”, at tag team collaboration of retro-prog and funky tribal. With his newest success Rooz is throwing “Retro-Drum” with SF’s only ongoing electro tech house party @ Anu.

With new residency at Bambuddha Lounge and frequent visits to Mezzanine and 1015, life seems to move smoothly to sound of music.

Being a part of Spundae from 2002 to 2006, Rooz got spin with DJ’s such as Sasha, Tiesto, Nick Warren, Seb Fontaine, BT and more. He helped Spundae make a big statement in San Francisco in 2005 and helped them win the “Best US Club” award at the International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) at WMC in 2005.

Since 2006 Rooz has started his latest residency at San Francisco’s most popular and trendiest club, supperclub. Playing the openning set for the likes of Derrick May, John Acquaviva, Seb Fontaine, Tiga and Derrick Carter. In SF Rooz is known best for rocking afterhours warehouse events with his 5am sets. You can still catch Rooz rocking his big room sound at his 1015 mainroom monthly residency.